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United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1984

 

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1984

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1984

November 6, 1984 (1984-11-06)

All 45 California seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Democratic Republican
Last election 28 17
Seats won 27 18
Seat change Decrease1 Increase1
Popular vote 4,327,237 4,423,734
Percentage 48.33% 49.41%

Election results by district

The United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1984 was an election for California's delegation to the United States House of Representatives, which occurred as part of the general election of the House of Representatives on November 6, 1984. Only one incumbent, Democrat Jerry M. Patterson, lost reelection.

Overview

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1984
Party Votes % Before After +/–
Republican 4,423,734 49.41% 17 18 +1
Democratic 4,327,237 48.33% 28 27 -1
Libertarian 128,219 1.43% 0 0 0
Peace and Freedom 61,543 0.69% 0 0 0
American Independent 12,601 0.14% 0 0 0
Totals 8,953,334 100.00% 45 45

Results

Final results from the Clerk of the House of Representatives: [1]

District 1District 2District 3District 4District 5District 6District 7District 8District 9District 10District 11District 12District 13District 14
District 15District 16District 17District 18District 19District 20District 21District 22District 23District 24District 25District 26District 27
District 28District 29District 30District 31District 32District 33District 34District 35District 36District 37District 38District 39District 40
District 41District 42District 43District 44District 45

District 1

California's 1st congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Douglas H. Bosco (incumbent) 157,037 62.26
Republican Floyd G. Sampson 95,186 37.74
Total votes 252,223 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 2

California's 2nd congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Eugene A. Chappie (incumbent) 158,679 69.45
Democratic Harry Cozad 69,793 30.55
Total votes 228,472 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 3

California's 3rd congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Robert Matsui (incumbent) 131,369 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 4

California's 4th congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Vic Fazio (incumbent) 130,109 61.40
Republican Roger B. Canfield 77,773 29.70
Libertarian Roger Conant Pope 4,039 1.91
Total votes 211,921 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 5

California's 5th congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sala Burton (incumbent) 139,692 72.30
Republican Tom Spinosa 45,930 23.77
Libertarian Joseph Fuhrig 4,008 2.07
Peace and Freedom Henry Clark 3,574 1.85
Total votes 193,204 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 6

California's 6th congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Barbara Boxer (incumbent) 162,511 67.97
Republican Douglas Binderup 71,011 29.70
Libertarian Howard C. Creighton 5,574 2.33
Total votes 239,096 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 7

California's 7th congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic incumbent) 158,306 66.71
Republican Rosemary Thaker 78,985 33.29
Total votes 237,291 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 8

California's 8th congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ronald Dellums (incumbent) 144,316 60.33
Republican Charles Connor 94,907 39.67
Total votes 239,223 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 9

California's 9th congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Pete Stark (incumbent) 136,511 69.90
Republican J. T. "Eager" Beaver 51,399 26.32
Libertarian Martha Fuhrig 7,398 3.79
Total votes 195,308 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 10

California's 10th congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Don Edwards (incumbent) 102,469 62.41
Republican Bob Herriott 56,256 34.27
Libertarian Perr Cardestam 2,789 1.70
American Independent Edmon V. Kaiser 2,663 1.62
Total votes 164,177 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 11

California's 11th congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tom Lantos (incumbent) 147,607 69.92
Republican John J. "Jack" Hickey 59,625 28.24
American Independent Nicholas W. Kudrovzeff 3,883 1.84
Total votes 211,115 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 12

California's 12th congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ed Zschau (incumbent) 155,795 61.59
Democratic Martin Carnoy 91,026 35.98
Libertarian William C. "Bill" White 5,872 2.32
Total votes 252,963 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 13

California's 13th congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Norm Mineta (incumbent) 139,851 65.24
Republican John D. "Jack" Williams 70,666 32.97
Libertarian John R. Redding 3,836 1.79
Total votes 214,353 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 14

California's 14th congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Norman D. Shumway (incumbent) 179,238 73.32
Democratic Ruth Paula Carlson 58,384 23.88
Libertarian Fred W. Colburn 6,850 2.80
Total votes 244,472 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 15

California's 15th congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tony Coelho (incumbent) 109,590 65.46
Republican Carol Harner 54,730 32.69
Libertarian Richard M. Harris 3,086 1.84
Total votes 167,406 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 16

California's 16th congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Leon Panetta (incumbent) 153,377 70.78
Republican Patricia Smith Ramsey 60,065 27.72
Libertarian Bill Anderson 3,245 1.50
Total votes 216,687 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 17

California's 17th congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Charles (Chip) Pashayan (inc.) 128,802 72.49
Democratic Simon Lakritz 48,888 27.51
Total votes 177,690 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 18

California's 18th congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Richard Lehman (incumbent) 128,186 67.28
Republican Dale L. Ewen 62,339 32.72
Total votes 190,525 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 19

California's 19th congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Lagomarsino (incumbent) 153,187 67.30
Democratic James C. Carey, Jr. 70,278 30.87
Peace and Freedom Charles J. Zekan 4,161 1.83
Total votes 227,626 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 20

California's 20th congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bill Thomas (incumbent) 151,732 70.89
Democratic Michael T. LeSage 62,307 29.11
Total votes 214,039 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 21

California's 21st congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bobbi Fiedler (incumbent) 173,504 72.30
Democratic Charles "Charlie" Davis 62,085 25.87
Libertarian Robert Townsend Leet 4,379 1.82
Total votes 239,968 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 22

California's 22nd congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Carlos J. Moorhead (incumbent) 184,981 85.24
Libertarian Michael B. Yauch 32,036 14.76
Total votes 217,017 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 23

California's 23rd congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Anthony C. Beilenson (incumbent) 140,461 61.57
Republican Claude W. Parrish 84,093 36.86
Libertarian Larry Leathers 3,580 1.57
Total votes 228,134 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 24

California's 24th congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Waxman (incumbent) 97,340 63.37
Republican Jerry Zerg 51,010 33.21
Peace and Freedom James Green 2,780 1.81
Libertarian Tim Custer 2,477 1.61
Total votes 153,607 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 25

California's 25th congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Edward R. Roybal (incumbent) 74,261 71.68
Republican Roy D. "Bill" Bloxom 24,968 24.10
Libertarian Anthony G. Bajada 4,370 4.22
Total votes 103,599 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 26

California's 26th congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Howard Berman (incumbent) 117,080 62.79
Republican Miriam Ojeda 69,372 37.21
Total votes 186,452 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 27

California's 27th congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mel Levine (incumbent) 116,933 54.95
Republican Robert B. Scribner 88,896 41.78
Peace and Freedom Thomas L. O'Connor, Jr. 3,815 1.79
Libertarian Jeff Avrech 3,137 1.47
Total votes 212,781 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 28

California's 28th congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Julian C. Dixon (incumbent) 113,076 75.63
Republican Beatrice M. Jett 33,511 22.41
Libertarian Don Swemgimurti Federick 2,930 1.96
Total votes 149,517 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 29

California's 29th congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Augustus F. Hawkins (incumbent) 108,777 86.63
Republican Echo Y. Goto 16,781 13.37
Total votes 125,558 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 30

California's 30th congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Matthew G. Martinez (incumbent) 64,378 51.78
Republican Richard Gomez 53,900 43.35
American Independent Houston A. Meyers 6,055 4.87
Total votes 124,333 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 31

California's 31st congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mervyn M. Dymally (incumbent) 100,658 70.71
Republican Henry C. Minturn 41,691 29.29
Total votes 142,349 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 32

California's 32nd congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Glenn M. Anderson (incumbent) 102,961 60.67
Republican Roger E. Fiola 62,176 36.64
Libertarian Mark F. Denny 2,517 1.48
Peace and Freedom Patrick John McCoy 2,051 1.21
Total votes 169,705 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 33

California's 33rd congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Dreier (incumbent) 147,363 70.64
Democratic Claire K. McDonald 54,147 25.95
Libertarian Gail Lightfoot 4,738 2.27
Peace and Freedom James Michael "Mike" Noonan 2,371 1.14
Total votes 208,619 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 34

California's 34th congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Esteban Torres (incumbent) 87,060 59.82
Republican Paul R. Jackson 58,467 40.18
Total votes 145,527 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 35

California's 35th congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jerry Lewis (incumbent) 176,477 85.47
Peace and Freedom Kevin Akin 29,990 14.53
Total votes 206,467 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 36

California's 36th congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic incumbent) 104,438 56.60
Republican John Paul Stark 80,212 43.40
Total votes 184,650 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 37

California's 37th congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Al McCandless (incumbent) 149,955 60.99
Democratic David E. "Dave" Skinner 85,908 34.94
Total votes 245,863 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 38

California's 38th congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bob Dornan 86,545 53.16
Democratic Jerry M. Patterson (incumbent) 73,231 44.98
Peace and Freedom Michael Schuyles Bright 3,021 1.86
Total votes 162,797 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican gain from Democratic

District 39

California's 39th congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican William E. Dannemeyer (incumbent) 175,788 76.21
Democratic Robert E. Ward 54,889 23.79
Total votes 230,677 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 40

California's 40th congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Robert Badham (incumbent) 164,257 64.42
Democratic Carol Ann Bradford 86,748 34.02
Peace and Freedom Maxine Bell Quirk 3,969 1.56
Total votes 254,974 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 41

California's 41st congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bill Lowery (incumbent) 161,068 63.45
Democratic Bob Simmons 85,475 33.67
Libertarian Sara Baase 7,303 2.88
Total votes 253,846 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 42

California's 42nd congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dan Lungren (incumbent) 177,783 72.98
Democratic Mary Lou Brophy 60,025 24.64
Peace and Freedom John S. Donohue 5,811 2.39
Total votes 243,619 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 43

California's 43rd congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ron Packard (incumbent) 165,643 74.11
Democratic Lois E. Humphreys 50,996 22.82
Libertarian Phyllis Avery 6,878 3.08
Total votes 223,517 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

District 44

California's 44th congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jim Bates (incumbent) 99,378 69.71
Republican Neill Campbell 39,977 28.04
Libertarian Jim Conole 3,206 2.25
Total votes 142,561 100.00
Voter turnout %
Democratic hold

District 45

California's 45th congressional district election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Duncan Hunter (incumbent) 149,011 75.14
Democratic David W. Guthrie 45,325 22.86
Libertarian Patrick "Pat" Wright 3,971 2.00
Total votes 198,307 100.00
Voter turnout %
Republican hold

See also

References

  • California Elections Page
  • Office of the Clerk of the House of Representatives

External links

  • California Legislative District Maps (1911-Present)
  • RAND California Election Returns: District Definitions
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